NY Times 2009 Nonprofit Awards
Posted June 28, 2009 8:10 AM by Ted Jackson
On June 18, the New York Times in coordination with the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York and Philanthropy New York (the old Regional Association of Grantmakers). Like last year, this event was held in the wonderful NY Times center, and the presentations were excellent.
Washington Post 2009 Award for Excellence
Posted June 15, 2009 8:42 PM by Ted Jackson
I had the pleasure of being at the best practices workshop and the awards ceremony at the Washington Post today. This was the 15 year anniversary of the award for excellence in nonprofit management. The Center for Nonprofit Management manages the award program. This year, there were some great finalists.
$100 Billion to schools that can demonstrate they are making an impact.
Posted June 12, 2009 1:04 PM by Ted Jackson
The Wall Street Journal reported today that the stimulus plan had $100 billion in it for school systems, with only one catch to the money. You had to demonstrate that you were making progress in improving the performance of students. This is money on top of all of the foundation money that is available to the same schools with the same challenge. "Show me you are making a difference."